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  • Bulk Fuel Tank Monitoring with Remote Display

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied non-contacting ultrasonic volume measurement equipment with associated remote plant mimic software to help solve an issue for Northern Rail at three sites; their Newton Heath LMD (Light Maintenance Depot) near Manchester, Blackpool LMD and Barrow LMD, allowing them to control the ordering, delivery and usage of fuel more efficiently. Equipment used: ...

  • Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks

    Naval Base Kitsap Bangor failed to properly monitor pipes and underground fuel storage tanks for leaks on its property in Silverdale, Washington in violation of federal laws that protect groundwater, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Navy will pay nearly $161,000 in fines. “EPA is working hard to restore Puget Sound and fuel leaks near the ...

  • Poulsbo, Wash. Gas station agrees to pay over $11,000 for failure to monitor underground fuel tanks

    Central Valley Grocery gas station in Poulsbo, Washington, has agreed to pay $11,356 for failing to properly monitor three underground storage tanks (USTs) for leaks for over a year. Owners and operators of USTs are required to test their tanks for leaks on a monthly basis. Failure to do so puts ground water at risk and is a violation of both state and federal law. According to Edward Kowalski, ...

  • Just Released - New California Guidance Document for Leaking Underground Fuel Tanks

    Last month, the California State Water Resources Control Board released the “Leaking Underground Fuel Tank Guidance Manual.”  This important document, known as the CA LUFT Manual, is the latest version of a document originally released over 20 years ago called the “1989 LUFT Field Manual.”  It has been highly anticipated by companies who own and operate ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Eaton Selected to Provide Fuel Tank Inerting and Fuel Distribution Systems for AVIC`s New MA700 Regional Turboprop Airliner

    Power management company Eaton has signed a letter of intent with AVIC Aircraft Company Ltd. Xi’an Branch to supply fuel tank inerting and fuel distribution systems for the MA700 regional turboprop airliner. In addition to designing and manufacturing customized components, Eaton will provide engineering, development and support certification services for both aircraft systems. "Eaton's ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Public comments and FAQ for proposed agreement on Red Hill Fuel Tanks posted to EPA and DOH websites

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) have posted the public comments received and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the proposed agreement with the U.S. Navy and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requiring the military to take measures to minimize the threat of future leaks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl ...

  • Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement

    The U.S. Army is taking steps to improve management of its fuel storage tanks and comply with federal laws designed to protect groundwater at Fort Wainwright Garrison, located near Fairbanks, Alaska, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA inspections found that from at least 2012 to 2013, Fort Wainwright failed to perform leak detection tests, monitor ...

  • Eaton`s Ground-Fueling Products Support Rapid Fuel-Distribution and Fuel-Storage Capabilities for U.S. Army

    Power management company Eaton has been selected by Isometrics, Inc., to supply ground-fueling products used in the production of tank rack modules for the U.S. Army. Isometrics, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of modular fuel systems designed to provide troops with rapid fuel-distribution and fuel-storage capabilities at any location, regardless of material-handling equipment availability. The ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Titan Cloud Software & Cybera Collaborate to Deliver Advanced Solutions for Fuel Monitoring and Compliance Management

    Titan Cloud Software and Cybera, Inc. announced today that they have teamed up to provide convenience fuel retailers with secure access to Titan’s advanced remote fuel monitoring and environmental compliance software through Cybera’s secure application platform, Cybera ONE. Convenience stores will realize tremendous benefits from the combined solution, including: Plug-and-play ...

  • Good Housekeeping, Tank Filling & Maintenance

    With the continual site risks of employee health & safety, the Easifill range of TUFFA tanks has provided popular with tanker drivers (and employers) in the ease of ground level filling of the tanks, with little risk of falls or slipping. On the larger range of Easifill tanks a new design is now available with a modified lid arrangement to enable even easier access for any maintenance or ...


    By Tuffa UK Limited

  • State IDs Faulty Tanks; Now Tank Law is being scaled Back

    After a 2014 chemical spill polluted drinking water for more than 300,000 people in West Virginia, lawmakers there quickly mandated tighter surveillance of the state's chemical storage tanks. It revealed dozens of tanks that shouldn't have been in service still posed a potential threat to drinking water for more than 134,000 people downstream. Many were corroded and a few were filled with ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Level Monitoring System

    Tuffa UK is about to purchase the brand new FMS (Fuel Monitoring System) and supply on it's tanks and to other tank manufacturers / installers, and can be fitted on existing installations. This new, innovative design comprising of an all-in-one level monitoring system with contents gauge including three high level warning alarms, and three low level warning alarms which fire visual and audible ...


    By Tuffa UK Limited

  • Mobile fuel polishing & condition unit arrives

    Progressive have taken delivery of their new state of the art mobile fuel polishing unit this week. The unit has been built by Filtertechnik of Nottingham and is housed in a trailer making it fully portable 24/7. Capable of flows of up to six hundred litres per minute it is one of the largest mobile units built to date in the UK. The unit has been configured to enable us to run, diesel, bio ...

  • Overflowing Tank Cause of New Leak at Fukushima

    Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have warned them of the danger. The amount is tiny compared to the untold thousands of tons of radioactive water that have leaked, much of it into the Pacific Ocean, since a ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA leads effort to contain jet fuel spill on Sand Island

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a federal Clean Water Act order to ensure the continued cleanup of spilled jet fuel at a tank farm facility on the Sand Island Access Road in Honolulu. The order requires Airport Service Group International (ASIG), the facility operator, and Hawaii Fueling Facilities Corp., the facility owner, to proceed with cleanup work that will prevent ...

  • ALGAE-X Introduces New Automated Fuel Filtration System

    Algae-X International announces a new addition to its line of programmable Automated Fuel Filtration system, the STS 6000-10GPM-2T. The new system can automatically or manually switch between tanks, to preserve the integrity of the fuel stored in two tanks using only one STS system. By implementing fully automated 3-way motorized ball valves and a selector switch tied into a new Smart Filtration ...


    By AXI International

  • 5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

    An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, leading authorities to shut off water intake valves for both the Ohio and Kentucky sides of the waterway to protect water supplies, and a 15-mile section of the river was closed to allow cleanup. The spill from a Duke Energy power plant in New Richmond, about 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati, happened around  ...


    By Associated Press

  • Abanaki Offers New Light Fuel Oil Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation is pleased to offer a Light Fuel Oil Groundwater Remediation System. The system is designed to remove light hydrocarbons, such as gasoline and diesel fuel, from groundwater using existing monitoring and remediation wells. It offers a cost-effective method for ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Japan OKs fuel removal from pool at nuclear plant

    Japanese regulators on Wednesday gave final approval for the removal of fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at a damaged reactor building considered the highest risk at a crippled nuclear plant. Removing the fuel rods from the Unit 4 cooling pool is the first major step in a decommissioning process that is expected to last decades at ...


    By Associated Press

  • DNV urges shipowners to embrace operational-proven fuel saving opportunities

    DNV urges the shipping industry to be more proactive in their efforts to reduce fuel consumption. In addition to missing out on significant savings opportunities, DNV claims the industry is failing to take advantage of proven systems and routines which will help the industry reduce carbon emissions. According to an IMO study released earlier this year, annual carbon dioxide emissions released by ...


    By DNV GL

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